House File 355 H-1108 Amend House File 355 as follows: 1 1. Page 2, after line 21 by inserting: 2 < Sec. ___. Section 476.6, subsection 15, paragraph a, 3 subparagraph (2), Code 2019, is amended to read as follows: 4 (2) Gas and electric utilities required to be 5 rate-regulated under this chapter may request an energy 6 efficiency plan or demand response plan modification during the 7 course of a five-year plan. A modification may be requested 8 due to changes in funding as a result of public utility 9 customers requesting exemptions from the plan or for any other 10 reason identified by the gas or electric utility. The board 11 shall take action on a modification request made by a gas or 12 electric utility within ninety days after the modification 13 request is filed. If the board fails to take action within 14 ninety days after a modification request is filed, the 15 modification request shall be deemed approved. 16 Sec. ___. Section 476.6, subsection 15, paragraph c, 17 subparagraph (4), Code 2019, is amended to read as follows: 18 (4) The board shall approve, reject, or modify a plan filed 19 pursuant to this subsection no later than March 31, 2019. If 20 the board fails to approve, reject, or modify a plan filed by a 21 gas or electric utility on or before such date, any plan filed 22 by the gas or electric utility that was approved by the board 23 prior to May 4, 2018, shall be terminated. The board shall 24 not require a gas or electric utility to implement an energy 25 efficiency plan or demand response plan that does not meet the 26 requirements of this subsection . 27 Sec. ___. Section 476.6, Code 2019, is amended by adding the 28 following new subsection: 29 NEW SUBSECTION . 22. Board action on filings ā€”ā€” cost of 30 living rate cap. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to 31 the contrary, the board shall not be required to take action on 32 any filing under this chapter within a specific time period and 33 shall be allotted any time period which the board determines 34 is reasonably necessary and appropriate to make a final 35 -1- HF355.1466 (1) 88 gh/rn 1/ 2 #1.
determination on such filing. Upon the review of any requested 1 change in rate for a rate-regulated public utility and prior 2 to the boardā€™s final determination, the rate-regulated public 3 utility shall maintain a rate which does not exceed a current 4 cost of living rate as determined by the board. > 5 2. By renumbering as necessary. 6 ______________________________ BRECKENRIDGE of Jasper -2- HF355.1466 (1) 88 gh/rn 2/ 2 #2.